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Kawai CA-99 Digital Piano

Kawai CA-99 Digital Piano

The CA99 is the flagship instrument of the Concert Artist range, and successor to the highly-regarded CA98 premium digital piano.


OUR PRICE: £Call for our best price  (RRP from: £3766 Satin finishes £4255 Polished Ebony)

Dimensions (cm): H: 1010mm, W: 1445mm, D: 470mm, Wt: 83kg Satin 89kg Polished ebony

Model: CA-99 | CP636


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This updated model incorporates the new Grand Feel III wooden-key keyboard action, delivering a firmer, faster, and even more grand
piano-like touch feeling. The instrument’s improved SK-EX Rendering multi-channel sound engine features enhanced acoustic piano
samples, with new Virtual Technician parameters to precisely control the attack, release, and sustain characteristics of each piano.
The CA99 retains the high fidelity Onkyo audio processing, powerful amplification, and rich soundboard speaker delivery of its
predecessor, while also introducing new speaker diffuser panels. These specially developed components expand the piano’s tonal
projection in all directions, creating a 360° sound field that allows the CA99 to sound natural for listeners everywhere in the room.
The CA99’s cheekblock touchscreen display features a brand new user interface that is optimised for pianists, while providing easy
access to additional sounds and functions that inspire musical creativity. Kawai’s redesigned communication standard allows this new
user interface to also be accessed as an app for iOS and supported Android devices, with all settings and adjustments recalled
automatically every time the instrument is powered on. Complementing this modern connectivity, the CA99’s Bluetooth Audio feature
now supports the advanced aptX algorithm, allowing high quality audio to be streamed through the piano’s superb amplifier and
speaker system wirelessly, with minimal latency. Finally, as the flagship Concert Artist instrument, the CA99 boasts a stunning new
appearance, adopting a contemporary upright piano-inspired cabinet design, which incorporates Kawai’s Soft Fall closing mechanism.

New Features & Improvements


NEW: Grand Feel III wooden key keyboard action with Ivory & Ebony Touch key surfaces
IMPROVED: SK-EX Rendering sound engine with multi-channel piano sampling
IMPROVED: Virtual Technician function with 22 adjustable parameters
IMPROVED: TwinDrive Soundboard Speaker system with new 360° speaker diffuser panels
IMPROVED: Integrated Bluetooth® MIDI and audio connectivity, with aptX support
NEW: Updated LCD touchscreen UI with sister Piano Remote control app for iOS/Android
NEW: Stunning contemporary upright piano cabinet design with Soft Fall fallboard system
NEW: Authentic new electric piano, organ, harpsichord, strings, and bass sounds

FEATURES

Keyboard Grand Feel III (GFIII) action with Let-Off, Triple Sensor, and Counterweights
88 wooden keys with Ivory and Ebony Touch key surfaces
Sound Source SK-EX Rendering 88-key multi-channel piano sampling, 88-key resonance modelling
Harmonic Imaging XL 88-key piano sampling
Internal Sounds SK-EX Rendering SK-EX Concert Grand (10 rendering characters)
Harmonic Imaging XL 90 sounds
Keyboard Modes Dual, Split, 4Hands (Volume/Balance adjustable)
Polyphony max. 256 notes (depending on selected sound)
Effects SK-EX Rendering Ambience (10 types)
Harmonic Imaging XL Reverb (6 types), Effects (24 types)
(Chorus x 3, Delay x 3, Tremolo x 3, Auto pan x 2, Phaser x 2, Rotary x 6, Combination x 5)
Virtual Technician
(Depending on sound)
Touch Curve, Voicing, Resonance Depth 1
, Damper Resonance ², Damper Noise, String Resonance ²,
Undamped String Resonance ², Cabinet Resonance ², Key-off Effect, Fall-Back Noise, Hammer Noise,
Hammer Delay, Topboard, Decay Time, Release Time, Minimum Touch, Stretch Tuning, Temperament,
Temperament Key, Key Volume, Half-Pedal Adjust, Soft Pedal Depth, Tuning, Damper Hold
Internal Recorder 10 song, 2 track recorder (approximately 90,000 note memory capacity)
USB Recorder Playback MP3, WAV, SMF, KSO (internal song file)
Record MP3, WAV, Overdub audio, Save as SMF/KSO, Line In & Bluetooth Audio Recording
Metronome 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8 + 100 drum rhythms
10~400 bpm (20~800 bpm for eighth note rhythms)
Internal Songs Demo Songs 39 songs
Music 205 or 218 songs 3
Lesson Songs 578 Songs from Alfred, Burgmüller, Czerny, Beyer, Bach, and Chopin lesson books 4
140 Finger Exercises
Transpose Key Transpose: -12~+12 semi-tones, Song Transpose: -12~+12 semi-tones
Other Settings
& Functions
Speaker / Headphone Tone Control, Low Volume Balance, Speaker Volume, Spatial Headphone Sound, Headphone Type,
Headphone Volume, Line In Volume
Bluetooth Bluetooth MIDI, Bluetooth MIDI Device Name, Bluetooth Audio, Bluetooth Audio Volume
USB Memory Load/Save Data, Rename File, Delete File, Format USB
MIDI MIDI Channel, Local On/Off, Transmit Program Change, Multi-timbral Mode, Channel Mute
User Data Reset Sounds (Favorite/Recent/User), Reset Music (Favorite/Recent/Recorder), Factory Reset
System LCD Brightness, Display Scale, Auto Display Off, Auto Power Off, Startup Screen, Startup Settings,
Language, Information
Display 5” LCD touchscreen (480 x 800 pixels)
Bluetooth Bluetooth (Ver. 4.1; GATT compatible)
Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant, Bluetooth Audio
Jacks Audio LINE IN (1/8" STEREO), LINE IN Level, LINE OUT (1/4" L/MONO, R), Headphones x 2 (1/4", 1/8")
MIDI / USB MIDI (IN/OUT), USB to Host, USB to Device, USB for Update
Pedals Grand Feel Pedal System
Damper (with half-pedal support), Soft (with half-pedal support), Sostenuto
Speaker System Speakers Soundboard Speaker System
8 cm x 4 (top speakers, with diffuser)
2 cm x 2 (dome tweeters)
Output Power 135 W (45 W x 3)
Power Consumption 55 W
Cabinet Key Cover Upright piano type (with Soft Fall system)
Music Rest Upright piano type (fixed position)
Dimensions 1445 (W) x 470 (D) x 1010 (H) mm / 57" (W) x 18 1/2" (D) x 39 2/3" (H)
Weight Standard finish 83.0 kg / 183 lbs.
Ebony Polish finish 89.0 kg / 196 lbs.


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